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expressly

adverb
 
 
/ɪkˈspresli/ formal
CLEARLY If you say something expressly, you say it in a clear way, so that your meaning cannot be doubted: I expressly stated that I did not want any visitors.Easy to understand
SPECIALLY If something is expressly for a particular reason or person, it is for that reason or person only: The picture was painted expressly for me.Goals and purposes
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